Vitali Klitschko in Kharkiv - level 2
Vitali Klitschko is Ukrainian presidential candidate. He is pro-Ukrainian, and he does not want Ukraine to be split apart.
He delivered a speech in Kharkiv recently. Some pro-Russian protesters were there, too, and they threw eggs at him. Klitschko continued with an umbrella protecting him.
The Crimea region may become an independent country soon. A referendum is being held on March 16th. It is a chance for people to decide their future fairly and freely. However, there is no room on the ballot paper for voting “no” to control by Russia.
Difficult words: split apart (break into more parts), independent (not controlled by another country), referendum (people vote to make something happen), ballot paper (paper on which you record your vote).
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